IBIBO ties up with FTV to launch the Ibibo FTV iFashion photographer

June 6th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 6 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ibibo Web Private limited, India’s fastest growing social networking website and leading International Fashion and Lifestyle channel Fashion TV, have come together for the first time to provide a platform to amateur fashion photographers across India to showcase their talent at a National level.

In the Ibibo FTV iFashion Photographer contest, fashion photographers can upload their portfolios on www.ibibo.com which will be adjudged by the Ibibo community and the FTV panel including famous fashion photographer, Jatin Kampani.

This contest will culminate with five budding fashion photographers shooting FTV models, in a professional state of the art studio under Jatin Kampani’s guidance. The experience will be captured by FTV on camera and will be telecast later on FTV.

Fashion photography is fast becoming a preferred medium of expression for many. Ibibo is gradually being seen as a platform that recognizes and rewards great talent - a podium where young aspirants showcase their talent.

Ibibo the ‘talent incubator’ now ups the ante with yet another talent based contest-Ibibo FTV I Fashion Photographer.

Ashish Kashyap, CEO, Ibibo Web Private limited commented, “Ibibo.com is encouraging the younger generation to showcase their talent in areas that interest them the most. Ibibo is gradually becoming the platform that recognizes and rewards great talent. Ibibo FTV iFashion Photographer is a unique proposition, never attempted before. It’s a platform that gives budding fashion photographers from both metro and non-Metro India, an opportunity reach out to audiences and showcase their work on ibibo. And a select few get to train and shoot with the very best in the industry-Jatin Kampani.”

Tarun Srivastava, Business Head FTV India said: “FTV is very happy to be a partner in this initiative which combines glamour & talent. And with the right lifestyle vehicle like Fashion TV, this concept will surely be well received.”

Commenting on his association with Ibibo-FTV I Fashion Photographer Hunt, Jatin Kampani said: ” There is so much talent across the country, which is waiting to be tapped. Ibibo and FTV have recognized the need to do this and I am really happy & proud to be a part of this photography talent hunt as this will enable me to connect with budding photographers across India and during the course of this contest I will share my experiences, thoughts and techniques with them on Ibibio.com.”
This unique concept is being supported by a TV campaign and online media. It is scheduled to break from June 6 onwards on FTV India and the product goes live same day on www.ibibo.com. (ANI)

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